Fall is a favorite time of year for many – especially celebrating Halloween. Trick-or-Treating is just one facet of Halloween, so if you’re thinking of hosting an All Hallows Eve party this year, be sure to go all out and turn your outdoor oasis into the best haunted area everyone will be talking about. Forgo the standard black and orange campy décor…this year, think eerie, haunting and vintage.
Pumpkins are a given at any Halloween party, so be sure to incorporate many around your poolscape and throughout your landscaping to add the perfect ambiance only a dimly lit pumpkin can provide. Your carvings can be as simple or elaborate as you’d like, either way the candlelight provides the best kind of lighting for your party.
You can also take advantage of all that second-hand stores have to offer by scouring the shelves to find great treasures for your party. Who says Halloween décor has to be adorned with traditional bats, ghosts and pumpkins? Look for vintage lace tablecloths, candelabras, iron candle holders, different types of glass jars and cake domes, and even cast iron dishes or serving ware. These old-fashioned pieces will set the perfect tone for a haunting dinner party.
Tie everything together with an elaborate DIY backyard graveyard. Get crafty with homemade tombstones, floating ghosts, torch lighting and a fog machine. Inscribe your tombstones with witty epitaphs and adorn them with cobwebs and spiders, then send your guests past the pool to take a tour of death.
The fun thing about decorating for Halloween is that the options truly are endless; it’s all a matter of how simple or ornate you want be. And if you plan accordingly, many of these Halloween decorations can be stored and used again in the years to come.
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